CEPR Policy Insight No.91 covered by Martin Sandbu and Claire Jones in Financial Times

Thursday, January 18, 2018

CEPR's latest policy insight "Reconciling risk sharing with market discipline: A constructive approach to euro area reform" provides a fiscal overhaul for the euro area from a consensus of French and German economists.

Martin Sandbu has provided a concise summary of the policy insight in his 'Free Lunch' section of the Financial Times. He describes the efforts as a "roadmap to eurozone reforms" and that "decision makers in all eurozone countries should place this contribution prominently on their policy drawing boards."

Read the full FT article: A Franco-German consensus on the euro? (subscription applies)

Claire Jones, Frankfurt Bureau Chief, covered the research by looking at the political benefits it has in light of recent talks between French and German leaders on consensus euro area reform.

Read the full FT article: Top eurozone economists push ambitious monetary union plan

The policy insight has also been covered by many other news outlets: 

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